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The Patriot Parliament is the name given to the session of the Irish Parliament
Parliament of Ireland
The Parliament of Ireland was a legislature that existed in Dublin from 1297 until 1800. In its early mediaeval period during the Lordship of Ireland it consisted of either two or three chambers: the House of Commons, elected by a very restricted suffrage, the House of Lords in which the lords...

 called by King James II of Ireland
James II of England
James II & VII was King of England and King of Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685. He was the last Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland...

 during the War of the Two Kings
Williamite war in Ireland
The Williamite War in Ireland—also called the Jacobite War in Ireland, the Williamite-Jacobite War in Ireland and in Irish as Cogadh an Dá Rí —was a conflict between Catholic King James II and Protestant King William of Orange over who would be King of England, Scotland and Ireland...

 in 1689. The parliament met in one session, from 7 May 1689 to 20 July 1689, and was the only session of the Irish Parliament under King James II.

The Irish House of Lords
Irish House of Lords
The Irish House of Lords was the upper house of the Parliament of Ireland that existed from mediaeval times until 1800. It was abolished along with the Irish House of Commons by the Act of Union.-Function:...

 had Lord Fitton
Baron Fitton of Gawsworth
Baron Fitton of Gawsworth was a Jacobite peerage created by James II in 1689 for his Lord Chancellor of Ireland , Alexander Fitton . Fitton took the title from Gawsworth Hall, the ancestral Fitton home in Cheshire...

 as Lord Chancellor of Ireland
Lord Chancellor of Ireland
The office of Lord Chancellor of Ireland was the highest judicial office in Ireland until the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. From 1721 to 1801 it was also the highest political office of the Irish Parliament.-13th century:...

 on the woolsack
Woolsack
The Woolsack is the seat of the Lord Speaker in the House of Lords, the Upper House of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. From the Middle Ages until 2006, the presiding officer in the House of Lords was the Lord Chancellor and the Woolsack was usually mentioned in association with the office of...

. The Irish House of Commons
Irish House of Commons
The Irish House of Commons was the lower house of the Parliament of Ireland, that existed from 1297 until 1800. The upper house was the House of Lords...

 elected Sir Richard Nagle
Richard Nagle
Sir Richard Nagle was an Irish politician and lawyer. He held the positions of Attorney-General for Ireland, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons, Lord Justice of Ireland and Secretary of State and War for Ireland under King James II. He fled to France in 1691, joining James II at Saint Germain,...

 as its Speaker
Speaker (politics)
The term speaker is a title often given to the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body. The speaker's official role is to moderate debate, make rulings on procedure, announce the results of votes, and the like. The speaker decides who may speak and has the...

.

The previous session of the Irish parliament had been in 1666.

Name


The name "Patriot Parliament" was first used in 1893 by Sir Charles Gavan Duffy
Charles Gavan Duffy
Additional Reading*, Allen & Unwin, 1973.*John Mitchel, A Cause Too Many, Aidan Hegarty, Camlane Press.*Thomas Davis, The Thinker and Teacher, Arthur Griffith, M.H. Gill & Son 1922....

, an Irish nationalist
Irish nationalism
Irish nationalism manifests itself in political and social movements and in sentiment inspired by a love for Irish culture, language and history, and as a sense of pride in Ireland and in the Irish people...

 historian, in his edition of essays by his old friend Thomas Davis. In 1843 Davis himself had described the parliament as a "patriot Senate" in his essay "The Irish Parliament of James II".

Legislation


The Act of Recognition was the first act of Parliament. It recognised James's right to the Imperial Crown of Ireland. It compared the usurpation by the Prince of Orange
William III of England
William III & II was a sovereign Prince of Orange of the House of Orange-Nassau by birth. From 1672 he governed as Stadtholder William III of Orange over Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel of the Dutch Republic. From 1689 he reigned as William III over England and Ireland...

 to the murder of his father King Charles I
Charles I of England
Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles...

, emphasized indefeasible hereditary rights, and that the monarchy was founded on the Divine right of kings
Divine Right of Kings
The divine right of kings or divine-right theory of kingship is a political and religious doctrine of royal and political legitimacy. It asserts that a monarch is subject to no earthly authority, deriving his right to rule directly from the will of God...

, and was not the result of any supposed contract
Social contract
The social contract is an intellectual device intended to explain the appropriate relationship between individuals and their governments. Social contract arguments assert that individuals unite into political societies by a process of mutual consent, agreeing to abide by common rules and accept...

 between a king and his subjects..

The Declaratory Act affirmed that the Kingdom of Ireland had always been "distinct" from that of England, and that no Act of the English Parliament was binding on Ireland unless passed by the Irish Parliament Poynings' Law however, remained as statute law.

Parliament also passed legislation or resolutions to effect:
  • Liberty of Conscience: full freedom of worship and civic and political equality for Roman Catholics and Protestant Dissenters and the repeal of the Oath of Supremacy
    Oath of Supremacy
    The Oath of Supremacy, originally imposed by King Henry VIII of England through the Act of Supremacy 1534, but repealed by his daughter, Queen Mary I of England and reinstated under Mary's sister, Queen Elizabeth I of England under the Act of Supremacy 1559, provided for any person taking public or...

    , but with the retention of the Act of Uniformity
    Act of Uniformity
    Over the course of English parliamentary history there were a number of acts of uniformity. All had the basic object of establishing some sort of religious orthodoxy within the English church....

    . James sought the abolition of penalties against liberty of conscience but did not seek to remove himself as head of the Church.
  • Repeal of the 1652 Cromwellian land settlement, and the Act of Settlement 1662
    Act of Settlement 1662
    The Act of Settlement 1662 passed by the Irish Parliament in Dublin. It was a partial reversal of the Cromwellian Act of Settlement 1652, which punished Irish Catholics and Royalists for fighting against the English Parliament in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms by the wholesale confiscation of their...

    , and therefore a return of all lands forfeited in 1652 to the descendants of the former owners at the time of the 1641 rebellion
    Irish Rebellion of 1641
    The Irish Rebellion of 1641 began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English administration in Ireland to force concessions for the Catholics living under English rule...

    .
  • a Bill of attainder
    Bill of attainder
    A bill of attainder is an act of a legislature declaring a person or group of persons guilty of some crime and punishing them without benefit of a judicial trial.-English law:...

    , "An Act for the Attainder of Divers Rebels, and for the Preserving the Interest of Loyal Subjects", named 2,000 treasonous Williamites, being opponents of James II, who were to lose their property and their lives.


Firth
Charles Harding Firth
Sir Charles Harding Firth was a British historian.Born in Sheffield, he was educated at Clifton College and at Balliol College, Oxford...

 says that King James was opposed to the last two measures, but was "overborne by Tyrconnell and the Irish nationalists".

Repeals


The legislation was repealed by the English Parliament
Parliament of England
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England. In 1066, William of Normandy introduced a feudal system, by which he sought the advice of a council of tenants-in-chief and ecclesiastics before making laws...

 by the "Crown and Parliament Recognition Act 1689
Crown and Parliament Recognition Act 1689
The Crown and Parliament Recognition Act 1689 was an Act of the Parliament of England, passed in 1689. It was designed to confirm the succession to the throne of King William III and Queen Mary II of England and to confirm the validity of the laws passed by the Convention Parliament which had been...

", which was also passed by the next Irish Parliament in 1692.

Composition


The Parliament was overwhelmingly Old English
Old English (Ireland)
The Old English were the descendants of the settlers who came to Ireland from Wales, Normandy, and England after the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169–71. Many of the Old English became assimilated into Irish society over the centuries...

 and Roman Catholic, however, Church of Ireland
Church of Ireland
The Church of Ireland is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion. The church operates in all parts of Ireland and is the second largest religious body on the island after the Roman Catholic Church...

 Bishops retained their place as the Lords Spiritual
Lords Spiritual
The Lords Spiritual of the United Kingdom, also called Spiritual Peers, are the 26 bishops of the established Church of England who serve in the House of Lords along with the Lords Temporal. The Church of Scotland, which is Presbyterian, is not represented by spiritual peers...

 in the House of Lords.

House of Lords
Irish House of Lords
The Irish House of Lords was the upper house of the Parliament of Ireland that existed from mediaeval times until 1800. It was abolished along with the Irish House of Commons by the Act of Union.-Function:...

Title Peers
Lord Chancellor of Ireland
Lord Chancellor of Ireland
The office of Lord Chancellor of Ireland was the highest judicial office in Ireland until the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. From 1721 to 1801 it was also the highest political office of the Irish Parliament.-13th century:...

Sir Alexander Fitton
Alexander Fitton
Sir Alexander Fitton sometimes known as Baron Gawsworth, was an Irish barrister who became Lord Chancellor of Ireland despite having spent many years in prison.- Family and early career :...

 (Baron Gawsworth
Baron Fitton of Gawsworth
Baron Fitton of Gawsworth was a Jacobite peerage created by James II in 1689 for his Lord Chancellor of Ireland , Alexander Fitton . Fitton took the title from Gawsworth Hall, the ancestral Fitton home in Cheshire...

)
Earl
Earl
An earl is a member of the nobility. The title is Anglo-Saxon, akin to the Scandinavian form jarl, and meant "chieftain", particularly a chieftain set to rule a territory in a king's stead. In Scandinavia, it became obsolete in the Middle Ages and was replaced with duke...

s
Earl of Barrymore
Earl of Barrymore
Earl of Barrymore is a title in the Peerage of Ireland created for David Barry in 1627/28. Lord Barrymore held the subsidiary titles of Baron Barry , and Viscount Buttevant in the County of Cork in Ireland...

, Earl of Clancarty
Earl of Clancarty
Earl of Clancarty, in the Irish counties of Cork and of Galway, is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland.-First creation: MacCarty family of Muskerry:...

, Earl of Granard
Earl of Granard
Earl of Granard is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1684 for Arthur Forbes, 1st Viscount Granard. He was a Lieutenant-General in the army and served as Marshal of the Army in Ireland after The Restoration and was later Lord Justice of Ireland...

, Earl of Limerick
Earl of Limerick
Earl of Limerick is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland. The earldom was created for the first time in 1686 for Sir William Dongan, 4th Baronet, with remainder, failing male issue of his own, to his brothers Robert, Michael and Thomas and the heirs male of their bodies...

, Earl of Longford
Earl of Longford
Earl of Longford is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of Ireland. It was first bestowed upon Francis Aungier, 3rd Baron Aungier of Longford, in 1677, with remainder to his younger brother Ambrose. He had previously represented Surrey in the House of Commons and had already been...

, Earl of Tyrone
Earl of Tyrone
The Earl of Tyrone is a title created three times in the Peerage of Ireland.It was first created as part of the Tudor attempt to establish a uniform social structure in Ireland by converting the Gaelic kings and chiefs into hereditary nobles of the Kingdom of Ireland...

, Earl of Westmeath
Earl of Westmeath
Earl of Westmeath is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1621 for Richard Nugent, Baron Delvin. During the Tudor era the loyalty of the Nugent family was often in question, and Richard's father, the sixth baron, died in prison while awaiting trial for treason...

Viscount
Viscount
A viscount or viscountess is a member of the European nobility whose comital title ranks usually, as in the British peerage, above a baron, below an earl or a count .-Etymology:...

s
Viscount Dillon
Theobald Dillon, 7th Viscount Dillon
Theobald Dillon, 7th Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallin was a supporter of King James II and was attainted on 11 May 1691 in the Williamite War...

, Viscount Galway
Viscount Galway
Viscount Galway is a title that has been created once in the Peerage of England and thrice in the Peerage of Ireland. The first creation came in the Peerage of England in 1628 in favour of Richard Burke, 4th Earl of Clanricarde. He was made Earl of St Albans at the same time...

, Viscount Glanmalira, Viscount Magennis of Iveagh, Viscount Kenmare, Viscount Killmallock, Viscount Mountcashell, Viscount Mountgarret
Viscount Mountgarret
Viscount Mountgarret is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1550 for the Hon. Richard Butler, younger son of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde. His grandson, the third Viscount, was outlawed and excepted from pardon in 1652, one year after his death...

, Viscount Rosse
Bishop
Bishop
A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. Within the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox Churches, in the Assyrian Church of the East, in the Independent Catholic Churches, and in the...

s
Bishop of Cork
Bishop of Cork
The Bishop of Cork was a separate episcopal title which took its name after the city of Cork in southern Ireland. The title is now united with other bishoprics...

, Bishop of Limerick
Bishop of Limerick
The Bishop of Limerick is an episcopal title which takes its name after the city of Limerick in the Province of Munster, Ireland. In the Roman Catholic Church it still continues as a separate title, but in the Church of Ireland it has been united with other bishoprics.-History:The diocese of...

, Bishop of Meath
Bishop of Meath
The Bishop of Meath is an episcopal title which takes its name after the ancient Kingdom of Meath. In the Roman Catholic Church it remains as a separate title, but in the Church of Ireland it has been united with another bishopric.-History:...

, Bishop of Ossory
Bishop of Ossory
The Bishop of Ossory is an episcopal title which takes its name after the ancient of Kingdom of Ossory in the Province of Leinster, Ireland. In the Roman Catholic Church it remains a separate title, but in the Church of Ireland it has been united with other bishoprics.-History:The diocese of Ossory...

,
Baron
Baron
Baron is a title of nobility. The word baron comes from Old French baron, itself from Old High German and Latin baro meaning " man, warrior"; it merged with cognate Old English beorn meaning "nobleman"...

s
Baron Athenry
Baron Athenry
The title of Baron Athenry is one of the oldest titles in the Peerage of Ireland, but the date of its creation is thoroughly uncertain; each of the first four Berminghams listed below is claimed by some writers to be Lord Athenry, but the evidence is disputed...

, Baron Boffin, Baron Brittas, Baron Cahir
Baron Cahir
Baron Cahir is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1542 for Thomas Butler who was a descendant of James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond. Descendants later became Viscounts Cahir and Earls Glenarm. Cahir is a town in the barony of Iffa and Offa West, South Tipperary...

, Baron Castleconnell, Baron Dunboyne
Baron Dunboyne
The Barony of Dunboyne was created by patent in the Peerage of Ireland in 1541. The barons are alternately numbered from the early 14th century by numbers ten greater than the number dating to the patent...

, Baron Dunsany
Baron Dunsany
The title Baron of Dunsany or, more commonly, Lord Dunsany, is one of the oldest dignities in the Peerage of Ireland, one of just a handful of 13th to 15th century titles still extant, having had 20 holders to date...

, Baron Enniskillen, Baron Howth, Baron Kinsale, Baron Riverstown, Baron Slane
Baron Slane
Baron Slane is a Barony in the Peerage of Ireland It was created in 1370 for the Fleming family but forfeited in 1691. - Origins :The Flemings of Slane descend from Archembald le Fleming of Bratton Fleming, Devon, who was alive in 1087...

, Baron Strabane
Claud Hamilton, 4th Earl of Abercorn
Claud Hamilton, 4th Earl of Abercorn, PC was a Scottish and Irish peer and Jacobite, the eldest son of George Hamilton, 4th Baron Hamilton of Strabane and Elizabeth Fagan....

, Baron Trimlestown
Baron Trimlestown
Baron Trimlestown, of Trimlestown in the County of Meath, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1461 for Sir Robert Barnewall, the son of Nicholas Barnewall, Chief Justice of the Irish Common Pleas, and the grandson of Sir Christopher Barnewall, Chief Justice of the King's Bench...

, Baron Upper Ossory
Baron Upper Ossory
The title of Baron Upper Ossory in the Peerage of Ireland was created on 11 June 1541 for Barnaby Fitzpatrick. This was in pursuance of the Surrender and regrant policy of King Henry VIII of England. Under the policy, Gaelic chiefs were actively encouraged to surrender their lands to the king and...


Baron Fitton of Gawsworth

House of Commons
Irish House of Commons
The Irish House of Commons was the lower house of the Parliament of Ireland, that existed from 1297 until 1800. The upper house was the House of Lords...


County Antrim
County Antrim
County Antrim is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of 2,844 km², with a population of approximately 616,000...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Antrim County  Cormuck O'Neale  Randal Mac Donnell 
Belfast
Belfast (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Belfast was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:Belfast in County Antrim was enfranchised as a borough constituency in 1613...

 
Marcus Talbot  Daniel O'Neale 

County Armagh
County Armagh
-History:Ancient Armagh was the territory of the Ulaid before the fourth century AD. It was ruled by the Red Branch, whose capital was Emain Macha near Armagh. The site, and subsequently the city, were named after the goddess Macha...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Armagh County  Francis Stafford  Constantine O'Neale 

County Carlow
County Carlow
County Carlow is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Carlow, which lies on the River Barrow. Carlow County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Carlow Borough
Carlow Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Carlow Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was the borough of Carlow in County Carlow. It returned two members to the Parliament of Ireland from 1613 to 1800.-History:...

 
Marcus Baggot  John Warren 
Carlow County
Carlow County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Carlow County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Carlow County was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Dudley Bagenal  (1638–1712) Henry Luttrell (Colonel)  (d. 1717)
Old Leighlin
Old Leighlin (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Old Leighlin was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough was disfranchised.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:...

 
Darby Long  Daniel Doran
Daniel Doran
Daniel John Doran is an Australian cricketer who played for Queensland in Australian domestic cricket. He was a right-arm leg break bowler....

 

County Cavan
County Cavan
County Cavan is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is also located in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Cavan. Cavan County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Belturbet
Belturbet (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Belturbet was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.-History:...

 
Sir Edward Tyrrel Bt. Philip Tuite  Newcastle, County Cavan
Cavan Borough
Cavan Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Cavan Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:...

 
Philip Oge O'Reyly  Hugh Reyley  Lara
Lara
Lara may refer to:Places:* Lara , Venezuela* Lara, Victoria, township in Australia* Electoral district of Lara, an electoral district in Victoria, Australia* Lara, Antalya, urban district in Turkey* Lara de los Infantes in Spain...

Cavan County  Philip Reyley  Aghnecrevy  John Reyly
John Reyly
Colonel John Reyly was elected Knight of the Shire or M.P for the County of Cavan, in the Parliament held in Dublin on 7 May 1689.-Ancestry:...

 (Patriot Parliament)>John Reyly
Garirobuck

County Clare
County Clare
-History:There was a Neolithic civilisation in the Clare area — the name of the peoples is unknown, but the Prehistoric peoples left evidence behind in the form of ancient dolmen; single-chamber megalithic tombs, usually consisting of three or more upright stones...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Clare County
Clare (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Clare was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Clare was represented with two members.-Members of Parliament:* 1583 Sir Turlogh O’Brien, Ennistymon....

 
Daniel O'Brien
Daniel O'Brien, 3rd Viscount Clare
Daniel O'Brien was the 3rd Viscount Clare.O'Brien was the son of Connor O'Brien, 2nd Viscount Clare and Honora O'Brien, daughter of Daniel O'Brien and Ellen FitzGerald....

 
John MacNamara
John Macnamara
Colonel John Robert Jermain Macnamara was a British Conservative Party politician and British Army officer who was killed in Italy during the Second World War....

 
Crattlagh
Ennis
Ennis (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Ennis was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Ennis was represented with two members.-Members of Parliament, 1613–1801:**1613 John Thornton, Doonass....

 
Florence MacNamara  Dromod
Dromod
Dromod is a village in County Leitrim, Ireland. Dromod is a noted fishing village on Loughs Bofin and Boderg, which are threaded by the River Shannon....

 
Theobald Butler
Theobald Butler
Theobald Butler was the illegitimate son of Sir James Butler of Polestown and his wife Sabh Kavanagh. He was the elder brother of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond and of Edmond Butler of Polestown.-Sources:...

 
Shrangaloon

County Cork
County Cork
County Cork is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. It is named after the city of Cork . Cork County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Cork City
Cork City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Cork City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-Boundaries and boundary changes:...

 
Sir James Fitz Edmond Cotter
James Fitz Edmond Cotter
Sir James Fitz Edmond Cotter was a soldier, a colonial governor and the commander-in-chief of King James's forces, in the Irish Counties of Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Kerry. He was a prominent political figure in the south of Ireland and was of Royalist and Jacobite sympathies. He was also a...

 
knight John Galloway
John Galloway
John T. Galloway is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 140th state legislative district since 2007. His district includes parts of Bucks County....

 
Cork County
Cork County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Cork County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was the borough in County Cork. It returned two members to the Parliament of Ireland to 1800.-History:...

 
Justin Mac Carthy  Sir Richard Nagle
Richard Nagle
Sir Richard Nagle was an Irish politician and lawyer. He held the positions of Attorney-General for Ireland, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons, Lord Justice of Ireland and Secretary of State and War for Ireland under King James II. He fled to France in 1691, joining James II at Saint Germain,...

 
Clogher
Clogher
Clogher is a village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It lies on the River Blackwater, south of Omagh. The United Kingdom Census of 2001 recorded a population of 309.-History:...

, knight
Kinsale
Kinsale (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kinsale was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kinsale was represented with two members.-Members of Parliament, 1334–1801:...

 
Andrew Murrogh  Miles de Coursey 
Baltimore
Baltimore (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Baltimore was a potwalloper constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1614 to 1801.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was based in the town of Baltimore in County Cork.-Potwalloper:...

 
Daniel O'Donovan (MP Baltimore)
Daniel O'Donovan (MP Baltimore)
Donal IV, or Daniel O'Donovan , The O'Donovan, of Clancahill , was the son of Donal III O'Donovan, The O'Donovan of Clancahill, and Gyles O'Shaughnessy, daughter of Elis Lynch and Sir Roger Gilla Duff O'Shaughnessy, The O'Shaughnessy.-Career:Father's estatesAccused of High TreasonPatriot...

 
chief Jeremiah O'Donovan
Jeremiah O'Donovan (MP Baltimore)
Jeremiah O'Donovan , The O'Donovan of Clan Loughlin, Lord of Clan Loughlin, was MP for Baltimore, County Cork, Ireland, in James II's Patriot Parliament of 1689, alongside his kinsmen Daniel O'Donovan of Clancahill and Daniel O'Donovan .Obtaining letters patent from Charles II, his extensive...

 
chief
Bandonbridge
Bandonbridge (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Bandonbridge was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was based in the town of Bandon in County Cork....

 
Charles Mac Carthy  Ballea  Daniel Mac Carthy  MacCarthy Reagh
MacCarthy Reagh
The MacCarthy Reagh dynasty are a branch of the great MacCarthy dynasty, Kings of Desmond, deriving from the ancient Eóganachta, of the central Eóganacht Chaisil sept. The MacCarthys Reagh seated themselves as Princes of Carbery in what is now southwestern County Cork in the 13th century...

Charleville
Charleville (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Charleville was a constituency in County Cork represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:The town it represented was named after Charles II. It was enfranchised in 1673, a sovereign, 12 burgesses and freemen. It belonged to the Earl of Orrery, a branch of the Boyle family...

 
John Baggot, Sr.  Baggotstown  John Power  Killballane
Clonakilty
Clonakilty (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Clonakilty was a constituency in County Cork represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:Established by a charter of King James I of England granting it to Sir Richard Boyle, it was purchased from Lord Burlington by Speaker Boyle in 1738 and he nominated the provost from three...

 (also Cloghnakilty)
Lt.-Col. Owen McCarthy  Daniel Fionn McCarthy 
Doneraile
Doneraile (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Doneraile was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Doneraile was represented with two members.-1689–1801:-Bibliography:...

 
Daniel O'Donovan (MP Doneraile)  John Baggot, Jr.  Baggotstown
Midleton
Midleton (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Midleton was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Incorporated by Charter, 1671 whereby it was granted to Sir John Brodrick with a Corporation sovereign, two bailiffs and 12 burgesses. It was disenfranchised at the Act of Union and compensation of £15,000 paid to...

 
Dermod Long  John Long 
Mallow
Mallow (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Mallow was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800 and was incorporated by Charter of 1613, with a further charter of 1689. It was a manor borough, the franchise being vested in the freeholders of the manor and the returning officer its Seneschal...

 (also Moyallow)
John Barret  Castlemore  David Nagle  Carragowne
Rathcormack
Rathcormack (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Rathcormack was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800. It was a mix of Potwalloping and a Manor Borough established by Charter and remained tied to the borough and surrounding area. The franchise was vested in the £5 and until 1793, Protestant Freeholders and...

 
James Barry  Edward Powel 
Youghal
Youghal (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Youghal was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800. It was a corporation with burgesses and freemen under the patronage of the Earl of Shannon...

 
Thomas Uniack  alderman Edward Gough  alderman

County Dublin
County Dublin
County Dublin is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Dublin Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the city of Dublin which is the capital of Ireland. County Dublin was one of the first of the parts of Ireland to be shired by King John of England following the...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Dublin City
Dublin City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dublin City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Dublin City was represented with two members. In the 1760s the radical politician Charles Lucas used the seat as his political base.-1689–1801:...

 
Sir Michael Creagh  Lord Mayor of Dublin
Lord Mayor of Dublin
The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the honorific title of the Chairman of Dublin City Council which is the local government body for the city of Dublin, the capital of Ireland. The incumbent is Labour Party Councillor Andrew Montague. The office holder is elected annually by the members of the...

, knight
Terence Dermot, Sr.  alderman
Dublin County
Dublin County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dublin County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Dublin County was represented with two members.-1692–1801:...

 
Simon Luttrell  Luttrellstowne  Patrick Sarsfield  Lucan
Newcastle
Newcastle (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Newcastle was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-1692–1801:...

 
Thomas Arthur
Thomas Arthur
Thomas Arthur VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.-Details:...

 
Colganstown  John Talbot  Belgard
Swords
Swords (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Swords was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-1692–1801:...

 
Francis Barnwall  Woodparke, Co. Meath  Robert Russell  Drynham

County Down
County Down
-Cities:*Belfast *Newry -Large towns:*Dundonald*Newtownards*Bangor-Medium towns:...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Down County
Down (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Down was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Down was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Murtogh Mac Gennis  Green-Castle  Ever Mac Gennis  Castlewellan
Castlewellan
Castlewellan is a village in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is beside Castlewellan Lake and Slievenaslat mountain, southwest of Downpatrick. It lies between the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob. It had a population of 2,392 people in the 2001 Census....

Killyleagh
Killyleagh (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Killyleagh was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Killyleagh was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 (also Killileagh)
Bernard Mac Gennis  Ballygorianbeg  Torl O'Neile  Drummekelly
Newry
Newry (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Newry was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Rowland White  Rowland Savage 

County Galway
County Galway
County Galway is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the city of Galway. Galway County Council is the local authority for the county. There are several strongly Irish-speaking areas in the west of the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Athenry
Athenry (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Athenry was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Athenry was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
James Talbot
James Talbot
James Talbot was the last English Roman Catholic priest to be indicted in the public courts for saying Mass.He was born in Isleworth, Middlesex on 28 June 1726, a younger son of the Honourable George Talbot and Mary FitzWilliam...

 
Mount Talbot
Mount Talbot
Mount Talbot is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was named in 1923 after Talbot, F.A..-See also:* List of peaks on the British Columbia-Alberta border* Mountains of Alberta* Mountains of British Columbia...

 
Charles Daly  Dunsandle
Galway Borough
Galway Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Galway Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Galway Borough was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Oliver Martin
Oliver Martin
Oliver Óge Martyn, Irish Jacobite and landowner, fl. ca. 1630-ca. 1709.The eldest son of Richard Martyn of Dunguaire Castle, he represented Galway Borough in the Patriot Parliament of 1689. He fought in the Williamite war in Ireland, been listed as a Major in Bourke's Musketeers, which last fought...

 
John Kirwan 
Galway County
Galway County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Galway County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Galway County was represented with two members. Following the Act of Union 1800 the constituency became Galway County .-Members of...

 
Sir Ulick Burke
Ulick Burke, 3rd Baronet
Sir Ulick Burke, 3rd Baronet of Glinsk, was an Irish County Galway landowner and politician. He was the son of Sir Edmund Burke, 2nd Baronet. The family resided at Glinsk Castle. Ulick Burke espoused the cause of King James II and was an MP for Galway County in the Patriot Parliament of 1689, and...

 
Glinsk
Glinsk
Glinsk is a small village in County Galway, in the west of Ireland, between Creggs and Ballymoe. Glinsk is located approximately 68 km from Galway city and approximately 30 km from Roscommon. It is located in valley of the River Suck, which has a 60 mile hiking trail. Nearby is the...

 
Sir Walter Blake
Walter Blake
Sir Walter Blake, , 6th Bt., was a minor Irish aristocrat and politician from County Galway.-Biography:Blake was the son of Sir Thomas Blake and Maria French. In October 1686, Walter Blake succeeded to the title of 6th Baronet Blake of Menlough...

 
Tuam
Tuam (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Tuam was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
James Lally
James Lally
James Lally, Irish soldier and Jacobite, died 1691.Lally was an Irish landowner and politician from Tuam, County Galway. He was a leading member of the Gaelic clan of the O'Mullallys , which was based in the parish of Tuam, County Galway...

 
Tullindaly  William Bourk  Carrowfrila

County Kerry
County Kerry
Kerry means the "people of Ciar" which was the name of the pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in part of the present county. The legendary founder of the tribe was Ciar, son of Fergus mac Róich. In Old Irish "Ciar" meant black or dark brown, and the word continues in use in modern Irish as an adjective...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Ardfert
Ardfert (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Ardfert was a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of Ireland until the Act of Union 1800.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was based in the town of Ardfert in County Kerry.-History:...

 
Col. Roger MacElligot  Cornelius Mac Gillicuddy 
Dingle
Dingle (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dingle was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.- Boundaries and Boundary Changes :This constituency was based in the town of Dingle in County Kerry.- History :...

 (also Dingle Icouch)
Edward Rice FitzJames  Ballinelig, County Limerick
County Limerick
It is thought that humans had established themselves in the Lough Gur area of the county as early as 3000 BC, while megalithic remains found at Duntryleague date back further to 3500 BC...

 
John Hussey  Culmullin
Kerry County
Kerry (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kerry was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800. Following the Act of Union 1800 the county retained two seats.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kerry was represented with two members....

 
Nicholas Brown  Sir Thomas Crosby
Thomas Crosby
The Rev. Thomas Crosby was an English Methodist missionary known for his work among the First Nations people of coastal British Columbia, Canada....

 
knight
Tralee
Tralee (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Tralee was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:This constituency was the borough of Tralee in County Kerry....

 
Maurice Hussey  Kerrys  James Hackett alderman

County Kildare
County Kildare
County Kildare is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Mid-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Kildare. Kildare County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Athy
Athy (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Athy was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800. Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough was disenfranchised.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Athy was represented with two members....

 
William FitzGerald
William Fitzgerald
William Fitzgerald was an American politician who represented in the United States House of Representatives.-Biography:He was born at Port Tobacco Village in Charles County, Maryland on August 6, 1799. He was educated in England and studied law. He was admitted to the bar at Dover, Tennessee in 1821...

 
William Archbold 
Harristown
Harristown (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Harristown was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Harristown was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
James Nihell  Edmond FitzGerald 
Kildare Borough
Kildare Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kildare Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kildare Borough was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Francis Leigh  Robert Porter 
Kildare County
Kildare County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kildare County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kildare County was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Wogan
John Wogan
Sir John Wogan was a Welsh politician.Wogan was the son of Sir William Wogan and his wife Sybil, and studied at Jesus College, Oxford. He was Member of Parliament for Pembrokeshire in 1614, 1620–22, 1625, 1626, 1628–29, 1640 and 1640–1644. He was also High Sheriff of...

 
George Aylmer 
Naas
Naas (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Naas was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801. The Parliament of Ireland merged with the Parliament of Great Britain to form the Parliament of the United Kingdom on 1 January 1801. Thereafter Naas was represented by the Members for Kildare.-1692–1801:...

 
Walter Lord Dungan  Charles White 

County Kilkenny
County Kilkenny
County Kilkenny is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the city of Kilkenny. The territory of the county was the core part of the ancient Irish Kingdom of Osraige which in turn was the core of the Diocese of...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Callan
Callan (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Callan was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Callan was represented with two members.-1689–1801:-Bibliography:...

 
Walter Butler  Thady Meagher 
Gowran
Gowran (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Gowran was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Gowran was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Colonel Robert Fielding
Robert Fielding
Robert Fielding was an English bigamist and rake in the late 17th and early 18th centuries...

 
womaniser Walter Kelly  doctor of physick
Inistioge
Inistioge (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Inistioge or Innistiogue was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Inistioge was represented with two members.-1692–1801:...

 
Edward FitzGerald  James FitzGerald
James FitzGerald
James Edward FitzGerald was a New Zealand politician. According to some historians, he should be considered the country's first Prime Minister, although a more conventional view is that neither he nor his successor should properly be given that title. He was a notable campaigner for New Zealand...

 
Kilkenny City
Kilkenny City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kilkenny City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kilkenny City was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Rooth  Mayor
Mayor
In many countries, a Mayor is the highest ranking officer in the municipal government of a town or a large urban city....

 
James Bryan  alderman
Kilkenny County
Kilkenny County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kilkenny County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kilkenny County was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Grace  Courtstown  Robert Walsh  Cloneneassy
Knocktopher
Knocktopher (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Knocktopher was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Knocktopher was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Harvey Morres  Henry Meagh 
Thomastown
Thomastown (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Thomastown was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough was disfranchised.-1692–1801:-See also:*Thomastown, a town in County Kilkenny*Irish House of Commons...

 
Robert Grace Sr.  Robert Grace Jr. 

King's County
County Offaly
County Offaly is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the ancient Kingdom of Uí Failghe and was formerly known as King's County until the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. Offaly County Council is...

 (Offaly)

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Banagher
Banagher (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Banagher was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:Banagher had two members in the 1689 Patriot Parliament summoned by King James II.-1689–1801:...

 
Terence Coghlan  Esq. Terence Coghlan  gent.
King's County
King's County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
King's County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Heward Oxburgh
The Oxburgh Chalice
The Oxburgh Chalice is preserved by the church authorities in the parish of Templeport in Co. Cavan, Ireland. It bears the date 1665 and is inscribed in Latin with the following inscription :...

 
Owen Carrol 
Philipstown  John Connor
John Connor
John Connor is a character appearing in the American science fiction Terminator franchise and he serves as the series main protagonist. Created by writer and director James Cameron, the character is first referred to in the 1984 film The Terminator and first appears portrayed by teenage actor...

 
Heward Oxburgh 

County Leitrim
County Leitrim
County Leitrim is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the village of Leitrim. Leitrim County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Jamestown
Jamestown (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Jamestown was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Jamestown was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Alexander Mac Donnell  William Shanley 
Leitrim
Leitrim (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Leitrim was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800-1692–1801:...

 
Edmond Reynolds  Iriel Farrell 

County Limerick
County Limerick
It is thought that humans had established themselves in the Lough Gur area of the county as early as 3000 BC, while megalithic remains found at Duntryleague date back further to 3500 BC...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Askeaton
Askeaton (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Askeaton was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Askeaton was represented with two members.-Members of Parliament, 1614–1801:...

 
John Bourke  Cahirmoyhill  Edward Rice 
Kilmallock
Kilmallock (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kilmallock was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kilmallock was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Sir William Hurley, Bt.  John Lacy
John Lacy
John Lacy is a former professional footballer who played for Kingstonian, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace.-Football career:...

 
Limerick City
Limerick City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Limerick City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Nicholas Arthur  alderman Thomas Harrold  alderman
Limerick County
Limerick County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Limerick County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Sir John FitzGerald, Bt.  Gerald FitzGerald  Knight of Glin
Knight of Glin
The Knight of Glin, also called the Black Knight, was a hereditary title in the Fitzgeralds of Limerick, Ireland since the early 14th century. The family was a branch of the FitzGerald dynasty or Geraldines, related to the Earls of Desmond , who were granted extensive lands in County Limerick by...


County Longford
County Longford
County Longford is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Longford.Longford County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Lanesborough
Lanesborough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Lanesborough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Oliver FitzGerald  Roger Farrell 
Longford County  Roger Farrell  Robert Farrell 
St Johnstown
St Johnstown (County Longford) (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
St Johnstown was a constituency in County Longford represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Sir William Ellis  knight Lt.-Col. James Nugent
James Nugent
Monsignor James Nugent was a Roman Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Liverpool. Because he was also a pioneer with is work in relation to child welfare, poverty relief and social reform, Nugent Care was founded upon his ideals.Nugent was born on 3 March 1822 in Hunter Street, Liverpool...

 

County Louth
County Louth
County Louth is a county of Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Louth. Louth County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Ardee
Ardee (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Ardee was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1378 to 1801.-History:Ardee in County Louth was enfranchised as a borough constituency in 1378...

 
Hugh Gernon  John Babe 
Carlingford
Carlingford (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Carlingford was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Carlingford was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Christopher Peppard FitzIgnatius  Bryan Dermot 
Dundalk
Dundalk (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dundalk was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Dundalk was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Robert Dermot  John Dowdall 
Drogheda
Drogheda (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Drogheda was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Drogheda was represented with two members.-Members of Parliament, 1264–1801:*1661: Moyses Hill...

 
Henry Dowdall  recorder Christopher Peppard FitzGeorge  alderman
Louth
Louth (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Louth was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.-1692–1801:-References:...

 
Thomas Bellew  William Talbot 

County Mayo
County Mayo
County Mayo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the village of Mayo, which is now generally known as Mayo Abbey. Mayo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county is 130,552...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Castlebar
Castlebar (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Castlebar was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1614 to 1800. The area is in County Mayo. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.-History:...

 
John Bermingham  portreeve
Portreeve
A portreeve, or 'port warden' is a historical British political appointment with a fluctuating role which evolved over time.The origins of the position are in the reign of Edward the Elder, who, in order to ensure that taxes were correctly exacted, forbade the conducting of trades outside of a...

 
Thomas Bourke 
Mayo County
Mayo (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Mayo was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.- County Divisions :Baronies in County Mayo:[n 8]Burrishoole...

 
Gerald Moore  Walter Bourke 

County Meath
County Meath
County Meath is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Mid-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the ancient Kingdom of Mide . Meath County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Athboy
Athboy (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Athboy was a constituency in County Meath represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Athboy was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Trynder  Robert Longfield 
Kells
Kells (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kells was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kells was not represented.-1689–1801:...

 
Patrick Everard  John Delamare 
Meath County
Meath (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Meath was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-Members of Parliament:*Sir Richard Barnewall, 2nd Baronet*Sir Patrick Barnewall, 3rd Baronet-1692–1801:...

 
Sir William Talbot, Bt.  Sir Patrick Barnwall, Bt. 
Navan
Navan (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Navan was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Christopher Cusack  Corballis  Christopher Cusack  Rathaldran
Ratoath
Ratoath (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Ratoath was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons.-Boundaries and boundary changes:This constituency was the manor of Ratoath in County Meath.Following the Act of Union 1800 the constituency was disenfranchised.-Members of Parliament:...

 
John Hussey  James FitzGerald 
Trim
Trim (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Trim was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Capt. Nicholas Cusacke  Walter Nangle 

County Monaghan
County Monaghan
County Monaghan is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Border Region and is also located in the province of Ulster. It is named after the town of Monaghan. Monaghan County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Bryan Mac Mahon  Hugh Mac Mahon 

Queen's County
County Laois
County Laois is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It was formerly known as Queen's County until the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. The county's name was formerly spelt as Laoighis and Leix. Laois County Council...

 (Laois)

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Ballynakill
Ballynakill (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Ballynakill was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Ballynakill was not represented.-1689–1801:...

 
Sir Gregory Byrne, Bt.  Oliver Grace
Oliver Grace
Oliver Grace, of Shanganagh, was chosen in 1689 as the representative in Parliament of the borough of Ballynakill, in the Queen's County, Ireland.-Political career:...

 
Chief Remembrancer
Remembrancer
The Remembrancer was originally one of certain subordinate officers of the English Exchequer. The office itself is of great antiquity, the holder having been termed remembrancer, memorator, rememorator, registrar, keeper of the register, despatcher of business...

 of the Exchequer
Exchequer
The Exchequer is a government department of the United Kingdom responsible for the management and collection of taxation and other government revenues. The historical Exchequer developed judicial roles...

Maryborough
Maryborough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Maryborough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Pierce Bryan  Thady FitzPatrick 
Maryborough
Portarlington (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Portarlington was a parliamentary borough partly in King's County but mostly in Queen's County...

 
Sir Henry Bond, Bt.  Sir Thomas Hacket  knight
Queen's County
Queen's County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Queen's County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Sir Patrick Trant  knight Edmond Morres 

County Roscommon
County Roscommon
County Roscommon is a county in Ireland. It is located in the West Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the town of Roscommon. Roscommon County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Boyle
Boyle (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Boyle was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Boyle was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Capt. John King  Terence Mac Dermot  alderman
Roscommon Borough
Roscommon Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Roscommon Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.-Members of Parliament:*1613–1615*1689 Patriot Parliament** John Dillon...

 
John Dillon
John Dillon
John Dillon was an Irish land reform agitator from Dublin, an Irish Home Rule activist, a nationalist politician, a Member of Parliament for over 35 years, and the last leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party....

 
John Kelly 
Roscommon County
Roscommon County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Roscommon County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.-1692–1801:-References:...

 
Charles Kelly  John Bourke 

County Sligo 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Sligo Borough
Sligo Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Sligo Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Terence Mac Donogh  James French 
Sligo County
Sligo County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Sligo County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Henry Crofton  Longford House, Beltra
Beltra
Beltra is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. A Martian crater is named after it: see Beltra . Beltra is situated between the Ox Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. AJ's Public house is situated near Beltra woods. Beltra Post Office is owned and managed by the Murray Family. Farming, haulage and...

 
Oliver O'Gara 

County Tipperary
County Tipperary
County Tipperary is a county of Ireland. It is located in the province of Munster and is named after the town of Tipperary. The area of the county does not have a single local authority; local government is split between two authorities. In North Tipperary, part of the Mid-West Region, local...

 

Constituency First Member Notes Second Member Notes
Cashel
Cashel (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Cashel was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800. It returned two members to the Parliament of Ireland to 1800.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:...

 
Denis Kearny  alderman James Hackett alderman
Clonmel
Clonmel (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Clonmel was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Clonmel was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Nicholas White
Nicholas White
Sir Nicholas White was an Irish lawyer and government official during the reign of Elizabeth I.-Background and early career:...

 
alderman John Bray  alderman
Fethard
Fethard (County Tipperary) (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Fethard was a constituency in County Tipperary represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Fethard was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Sir John Everard, Bt.  James Tobin
James Tobin
James Tobin was an American economist who, in his lifetime, served on the Council of Economic Advisors and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and taught at Harvard and Yale Universities. He developed the ideas of Keynesian economics, and advocated government intervention to...

 
Fethard
Fethard, County Tipperary
Fethard is a village in South Tipperary in Ireland. It is located east of Cashel on the Clashawley River where the R692, R689 and R706 regional roads intersect. It is in the barony of Middle Third, and is also a parish in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly...

Tipperary  Nicholas Purcell
Nicholas Purcell of Loughmoe
Nicholas Purcell, 13th Baron of Loughmoe was the son of James Purcell of Loughmoe and the maternal nephew of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde....

 
Loughmore
Loughmore
Loughmore, officially Loughmoe , is a village in North Tipperary in the province of Munster, Ireland. The village is best known for its castle, seat of the Barons of Loughmoe....

 
James Butler  Graingebegg

County Tyrone
County Tyrone
Historically Tyrone stretched as far north as Lough Foyle, and comprised part of modern day County Londonderry east of the River Foyle. The majority of County Londonderry was carved out of Tyrone between 1610-1620 when that land went to the Guilds of London to set up profit making schemes based on...

 

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Dungannon
Dungannon (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dungannon was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Dungannon was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Arthur O'Neale  Peter Donnelly
Peter Donnelly
Peter Donnelly, FRS is an Australian mathematician and Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in applied probability and has made contributions to coalescent theory...

 
Dungannon
Dungannon
Dungannon is a medium-sized town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is the third-largest town in the county and a population of 11,139 people was recorded in the 2001 Census. In August 2006, Dungannon won Ulster In Bloom's Best Kept Town Award for the fifth time...

Strabane
Strabane (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Strabane was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Christopher Nugent
Christopher Nugent
Sir Christopher Nugent, 6th Baron Delvin was an Irish nobleman and writer. He was arrested on suspicion of treason against Queen Elizabeth I of England, and died while in confinement before his trial had taken place....

 
Daniel Donnelly 
Tyrone  Colonel Gordon O'Neale  Lewis Doe  Dungannon
Dungannon
Dungannon is a medium-sized town in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is the third-largest town in the county and a population of 11,139 people was recorded in the 2001 Census. In August 2006, Dungannon won Ulster In Bloom's Best Kept Town Award for the fifth time...


University of Dublin
University of Dublin
The University of Dublin , corporately designated the Chancellor, Doctors and Masters of the University of Dublin , located in Dublin, Ireland, was effectively founded when in 1592 Queen Elizabeth I issued a charter for Trinity College, Dublin, as "the mother of a university" – this date making it...

 

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Dublin University
Dublin University (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dublin University was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1603 to 1801.-History:This university constituency was first enfranchised as a Parliamentary constituency in 1603...

 
Sir John Meade knight Joseph Coghlan 

County Waterford
County Waterford
*Abbeyside, Affane, Aglish, Annestown, An Rinn, Ardmore*Ballinacourty, Ballinameela, Ballinamult, Ballinroad, Ballybeg, Ballybricken, Ballyduff Lower, Ballyduff Upper, Ballydurn, Ballygunner, Ballylaneen, Ballymacarbry, Ballymacart, Ballynaneashagh, Ballysaggart, Ballytruckle, Bilberry, Bunmahon,...

 

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Dungarvan
Dungarvan (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Dungarvan was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Dungarvan was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Hore  Martin Hore 
Waterford City
Waterford City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Waterford City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1264 to 1800. Following the Act of Union of 1800 the borough retained one seat.-Boundaries and Boundary Changes:...

 
John Porter Nicholas FitzGerald
Nicholas Fitzgerald
Nicholas Fitzgerald , is an Australian football player currently playing for Brisbane Roar FC in the Hyundai A-League.-Club career:...

 
Waterford County
Waterford County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Waterford County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
John Power  Matthew Hore 

County Westmeath
County Westmeath
-Economy:Westmeath has a strong agricultural economy. Initially, development occurred around the major market centres of Mullingar, Moate, and Kinnegad. Athlone developed due to its military significance, and its strategic location on the main Dublin–Galway route across the River Shannon. Mullingar...

 

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Athboy
Athboy (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Athboy was a constituency in County Meath represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Athboy was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
John Nugent  Donore
Donore
Donore is a small village in County Meath, Rep. of Ireland, near Drogheda. It is situated on the Meath–Louth border in the Boyne Valley on the route between Drogheda and the Bru na Boinne interpretive centre which is the point of access to Newgrange...

 
Christopher Nugent
Christopher Nugent
Sir Christopher Nugent, 6th Baron Delvin was an Irish nobleman and writer. He was arrested on suspicion of treason against Queen Elizabeth I of England, and died while in confinement before his trial had taken place....

 
Dardistown
Athlone
Athlone (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Athlone was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote...

 
Edmond Malone
Edmond Malone
Edmond Malone was an Irish Shakespearean scholar and editor of the works of William Shakespeare.Assured of an income after the death of his father in 1774, Malone was able to give up his law practice for at first political and then more congenial literary pursuits. He went to London, where he...

 
Ballynahoune  Edmond Malone
Edmond Malone
Edmond Malone was an Irish Shakespearean scholar and editor of the works of William Shakespeare.Assured of an income after the death of his father in 1774, Malone was able to give up his law practice for at first political and then more congenial literary pursuits. He went to London, where he...

 
counsellor at law
Fore
Fore (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Fore was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1612 to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Fore was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 (also Fowre)
Patrick Everard  John Delamare
John Delamare
Sir John Delamare was a knight at the court of King Edward III of England and the builder of Nunney Castle in Somerset.He gained permission to turn his manor house at Nunney into Nunney Castle in 1373...

 
Kilbeggan
Kilbeggan (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kilbeggan was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1612 to 1800.-History:The borough was incorporated by James I by a Charter dated 27 February 1612. The charter conferred upon the elected portreeve and burgesses the right to return two Members to Parliament...

 
Bryan Geoghegan  Donore
Donore
Donore is a small village in County Meath, Rep. of Ireland, near Drogheda. It is situated on the Meath–Louth border in the Boyne Valley on the route between Drogheda and the Bru na Boinne interpretive centre which is the point of access to Newgrange...

 
Charles Geoghegan  Syonane
Mullingar
Mullingar (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Mullingar was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1612 to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Gerald Dillon
Gerald Dillon
Gerard Dillon was an Irish artist.Born in Belfast, he left school at the age of fourteen and for seven years worked as a painter and decorator, mostly in London. From an early age he was interested in art, cinema, and theatre. About 1936 he started out as an artist, almost entirely self-taught but...

 
prime sergeant  Edmond Nugent  Carlanstowne
Westmeath County
Westmeath (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Westmeath was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote...

 
William Nugent
William Nugent
William Nugent was an Irish rebel, brother of Christopher, fourteenth baron of Delvin , and the younger son of Richard Nugent, thirteenth baron Delvin, from whom he inherited the manor and castle of Ross in County Meath.-Life and politics:He first acquired notoriety in December 1573 by his...

 
Hon. Col. Henry Dillon 

County Wexford
County Wexford
County Wexford is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Wexford. In pre-Norman times it was part of the Kingdom of Uí Cheinnselaig, whose capital was at Ferns. Wexford County Council is the local...

 

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Bannow
Bannow (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Bannow was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.- Boundaries and Boundary Changes :This constituency was the borough of Bannow in County Wexford.-History:...

 
Francis Plowden
Francis Plowden
Francis John Plowden is a lay member of the Judicial Appointments Commission.Plowden is Chairman of the Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College and Chairman of the National Council for Palliative Care. He was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers until 2001, where he was responsible for...

 
Dr. Alexius Stafford 
Clonmines
Clonmines (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Clonmines was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Clonmines was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 (also Cloghmine)
Edward Sherlock  Dublin City Nicholas White
Nicholas White
Sir Nicholas White was an Irish lawyer and government official during the reign of Elizabeth I.-Background and early career:...

 
Rosse, merhcant
Enniscorthy
Enniscorthy (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Enniscorthy was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Enniscorthy was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
James Devereux
James Devereux
James Patrick Sinnott Devereux was a United States Marine Corps general, Navy Cross recipient, and Republican congressman. He was the Commanding Officer of the 1st Defense Battalion during the defense of Wake Island in December 1941. He was captured on Wake Island as a prisoner of war, along with...

 
Carigmenan  Arthur Waddington  portreeve
Portreeve
A portreeve, or 'port warden' is a historical British political appointment with a fluctuating role which evolved over time.The origins of the position are in the reign of Edward the Elder, who, in order to ensure that taxes were correctly exacted, forbade the conducting of trades outside of a...

Fethard
Fethard (County Wexford) (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Fethard was a constituency in County Wexford represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Fethard was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Rt Hon. Col. James Porter
James Porter (Jacobite)
James Porter was a British politician and supporter of James II who followed him into exile. He was the Vice-Chamberlain of the Household and a Member of Parliament for Fethard in the 1689 Patriot Parliament.-References:...

 
Capt. Nicholas Stafford 
Gorey
Gorey (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Gorey was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Gorey was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 (also Newburgh)
Abraham Strange  Toberduffe  Richard Doyle  Kilcorky
New Ross
New Ross (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
New Ross was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Luke Dormer  Richard Butler 
Taghmon
Taghmon (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Taghmon was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
George Hore  Polehore  Walter Hore  Harperstown
Wexford Borough
Wexford Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Wexford Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
William Talbot  Francis Rooth  merchant
Wexford County
Wexford County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Wexford County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Walter Butler  Monfin  Patrick Colclough  Mochury

County Wicklow
County Wicklow
County Wicklow is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Mid-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Wicklow, which derives from the Old Norse name Víkingalág or Wykynlo. Wicklow County Council is the local authority for the county...

 

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Blessington
Blessington (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Blessington in County Wicklow was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1670 until 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Blessington was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
James Eustace  Maurice Eustace
Maurice Eustace
Maurice Eustace was an Irish soldier, secretly ordained a Roman Catholic priest, and hanged as a traitor.-Life:He was the eldest son of Sir John Eustace, Castlemartin, County Kildare. He was sent to be educated at the Jesuit college at Bruges in Flanders. There, after the completion of his secular...

 
Carysfort
Carysfort (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Carysfort was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Carysfort was represented with two members.-1689–1801:...

 
Hugh Roe Byrne  Pierce Archbold  (upon default of whose appearance Bartholomew Polewhele)
Wicklow Borough
Wicklow Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Wicklow Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.-1692–1801:...

 
Francis Toole  Thomas Byrne 
Wicklow County  Richard Butler  William Talbot 

Later interpretation


That the Parliament had declared Ireland's autonomy was of interest to 19th century Irish nationalists, in particular the Young Ireland
Young Ireland
Young Ireland was a political, cultural and social movement of the mid-19th century. It led changes in Irish nationalism, including an abortive rebellion known as the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848. Many of the latter's leaders were tried for sedition and sentenced to penal transportation to...

er Thomas Davis who wrote a history of the parliament as an inspiration to his fellow countrymen.

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